Brown Auctions Here comes my RSS info 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 FeedCreator 1.7.3 B62-107 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10292/b62-107 B62-107. COMBINATION BRACE/DRILL. Millers Falls No. 182. Second version with drill gear attached by a wing nut and half-boxed ratchet, McCoy chuck. Like new. Fine 120-240 B62-106 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10291/b62-106 B62-106. FRAMED BRACE. Robert Marples Ultimatum Style. Super clean example of Robert Marples' version of the Ultimatum ebony filled brass framed brace, good clear marks, wood immaculate, brass has been polished but toned down, slip ring chuck, plain medallion, intact ivory ring in head. As nice an example of "the other Marples" as you're likely to find. Fine 500-1000 B62-105 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10290/b62-105 B62-105. ENGRAVED EBONY SHEFFIELD BRACE. Solid ebony throughout, including head, with German silver plating covered with elaborate decorative engraving. It's not marked and could have been made by a number of Sheffield makers; the chuck pushbutton has a wide flat shape which is less common. Cap medallion is an eagle with "Warranted Superior" motto. Two tight checks in the body are the only flaws. A stunning and unique brace. From the collection of Steve Dice. Fine 3000-6000 B62-104 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10289/b62-104 B62-104. PLATED SHEFFIELD BRACE. Brown & Flather. Good clean example, clearly marked, intact rosewood head with blank brass medallion. The chuck pushbutton is a little askew. From the collection of Carl Bopp. Good+ 60-120 B62-103 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10288/b62-103 B62-103. HAND DRILL. Ruger Corp. Before it went into the gun business, the Ruger company of Southport, CT, made a line of tools, including hand drills. The type with the pistol grip handle is not uncommon, but this more traditional model is genuinely rare, particularly with the aluminum rather than wooden knob. 12" long, most of the red paint on the outside of the drive wheel is missing and there's rust on the handle , but it has all its teeth and works smoothly. Marked with the Ruger name and "Patents Pending." Three jaw chuck with jaws up inside the chuck. No bits in the handle. Good+ 300-500 B62-102 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10287/b62-102 B62-102. CORNER BRACE. Stanley No. 984. Marked with patent, wood has wear to lacquer, plating good and has nearly all its orange paint stripes on the two-jaw chuck. Good+ 60-120 B62-101 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10286/b62-101 B62-101. BREAST DRILL. Unsigned but looks manufactured. 14" long with gear that slides along the central rod but only one set of gears. 3-1/2" diameter round breastplate. Chuck has a round hole with locking bolt. Fine 60-120 B62-100 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10285/b62-100 B62-100. BOW DRILL. Unsigned, but probably made by one of the makers who provided tools for the pianomaking industry in New York at the turn of the twentieth century, good wood and brass handle, 11" long, no cracks in the ivory spool. Good+ 80-150 B62-99 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10284/b62-99 B62-99. POD BRACE. Scandinavian profile, 6" sweep, has a single pod with spoon bit that is locked by a carved pin. Head looks like boxwood with rope carving around the edge, one chip. An elegant and attractive brace. From the collection of John Sindelar. Fine 100-200 B62-98 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10283/b62-98 B62-98. ARMORER'S BRACE. Unsigned, wide flat rotating head, square chuck hole, 7" sweep. Fine 60-100 B62-97 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10282/b62-97 B62-97. PLATED AMERICAN BRACE. Booth & Mills. Rare example of the Sheffield style plated brace manufactured by Booth & Mills of Philadelphia. Marked "Premium Awarded by New York and Philadelphia Institutes." Beech, minor wear but no damage, brass plating is good with some corrosion around the screws, ebony head with blank brass medallion. A historically significant brace. Fine 200-400 York2023-356 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10090/york2023-356 York2023-356 FRAMED BRACE. Wm. Marples Ultimatum. Ebony, head has some dings and one crack but no chips to edge, complete ivory ring and Hibernia works harp medallion. Brass has uniform wear and a few dings, never polished. Working sliding ring chuck. Good+ 300-600 York2023-355 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10089/york2023-355 York2023-355 LOT OF TWO PLATED SHEFFIELD BRACES. One by Wm. Bower with coil spring under the large pushbutton, the other by Barton Bros. marked "Utile Dulci Imp'd Patent Brace." The Bower is clean with, rosewood knob with medallion and small crack; the Barton Bros. is rougher with a crack in the wood, head has missing medallion and crack. Good & better 60-100 York2023-354 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10088/york2023-354 York2023-354 WOODEN POD BRACE. Handcarved from dark wood with attractive profile. 18? long overall, freely turning head looks like boxwood, one friction fit 7? pod with no bit inserted, 7? sweep. One crack in head, no other damage, moderate wear. Good+ 60-100 York2023-353 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10087/york2023-353 York2023-353 LARGE ARMORER'S-STYLE BRACE. 17-1/2" long, carved wooden head, 9" sweep, hand-forged wingnut chuck. Good+ 50-100 York2023-352 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10086/york2023-352 York2023-352 BREAST DRILL. User made and early. Cast iron frame, wood head with cracks and wire repairs, hollow brass knob on crank, thumbscrew chuck. Good 50-100 York2023-351 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10085/york2023-351 York2023-351 LOT OF TWO PATENT BRACES. A Draper-style by Quimby Backus, beech grip and head, 9" sweep, and a ratchet brace marked "Forged Steel USA"; we've seen examples but aren't familiar with the patent, 10" sweep. Good & better 60-120 York2023-350 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10084/york2023-350 York2023-350 CHAIRMAKER'S BRACE. Handcarved with turning wooden head, spoon bit in pod, 7" sweep. Good+ 40-80 York2023-349 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10083/york2023-349 York2023-349 LOT OF TWO WOODEN BRACES. Both hand-carved, unsigned, with rotating wooden heads. One Scandinavian style with fixed auger bit, 7" sweep; one chairmaker's with wide flat head spoon bit in clamp type chuck. Good+ 60-120 York2023-348 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10082/york2023-348 York2023-348 CHAIRMAKER'S BRACE. Unsigned, large flat head, pincer type cast iron chuck, 7" sweep. Good 40-80 York2023-347 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/10081/york2023-347 York2023-347 CORNER BRACE. Amidon Patent. These corner braces had the open universal-joint connection between the handle and the chuck, based on Charles Amidon's patent, and are less common than the closed joint later sold by Millers Falls. 6" sweep, Barber type chuck. The chuck shell is pitted but works, metal on the brace itself is clean. Good+ 50-100 York2023-86 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9820/york2023-86 York2023-86 SET OF AUGER BITS. Irwin No. D R E. Complete set of 13 bits, mint and unused in modern red plastic roll, plus as a bonus an Irwin No. 2 expandable bit. Fine 80-150 York2023-85 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9819/york2023-85 York2023-85 METAL BRACE. Winkelhouse Patent. Patented 11/21/69 by Jacob Winkelhouse of New York. Unmarked but clearly matches the patent drawings. Wooden head is worn but metal is clean and chuck mechanism works. 9-1/2 sweep. From the collection of Hank Allen. Good+ 70-140 York2023-84 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9818/york2023-84 York2023-84 BALL HANDLE BRACE. Iron body with fruitwood grip and head, hand-forged thumbscrew chuck, 9" sweep, includes auger bit. Good+ 60-100 York2023-83 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 1970-01-01T00:00:00+01:00 /auction/list-auctions/viewbids/9817/york2023-83 York2023-83 LOT OF TWO METAL BRACES. Both unsigned and user made. One has a Scandinavian profile, pivoting pin that engages a hole in the end of the bit, carved fruitwood head. The other has an octagonal body with some decorative work, wooden and metal head, thumbscrew chuck. Good+ 80-150